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Macallan 12-year-old

Overall rating
87.98/100
votes
264
Whiskybase ID
13077
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Wood
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Giovinetti Import
Added on
14 Jan 2010 5:04 pm

Average value

€ 799.00

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Whisky Reviews for Macallan 12-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.98 points

  1. A0525 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. Jonathan Kleß scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    From a mini:
    A bottling with a legacy for a reason!
    • Nose
      Rich and harmonious, sweet and spicy sherry, floral perfumes, elderflower, chamomile, toffee. Pronounced notes of blackberries, black forest gateau, marzipan, cranberry sauce, some game, antique furniture, sandalwood, hints of coal smoke, engine grease...
    • Taste
      Immediate sweet and sour arrival, great strength. Confectionery, red fruits, lots of ripe blackberries, sugared currants, amarena cherries, grape jelly, elderberry syrup.
      Grand marnier, bittersweet chocolate, liqorice, menthol, bits of leather... Rather perfect sherried profile, with astounding balance and body.
    • Finish
      Medium, chewy, caramel, earthy peat, ashes, resins, bay leaf, almonds and red fruit compote.

  3. mds51 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sherry. Cherries, some wood, strawberries, slightly sour, red apples, oranges.
    • Taste
      Krischen, seasoning, vanilla, a touch of oak, caramel.
    • Finish
      A hint of spiciness is kept briefly, then comes a slightly sour aftertaste.

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